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571 Articles Matching "ebola"

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
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Ebola Fast Facts

Sep 09, 2019 , CNN Health
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Ebola and learn more about the deadly virus....
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High Post-Hospital Death Rate Trails Ebola Survivors

Sep 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: High Post-Hospital Death Rate Trails Ebola SurvivorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death

Sep 05, 2019 , Reuters
People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying - probably from severe kidney damage - within a year of leaving hospital, according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea....
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Nine-year-old girl tests positive for Ebola in Uganda

Sep 04, 2019 , CNN Health
A 9-year-old Congolese girl tested positive for Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a press statement from the Ugandan Ministry of Health Thursday....
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CDC Boosts Efforts to Fight Congo Ebola Outbreak

Aug 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: CDC Boosts Efforts to Fight Congo Ebola OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda- hospital official

Aug 31, 2019 , Reuters
A nine-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the disease after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo....
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Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000

Aug 31, 2019 , Reuters
The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems....
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Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda: hospital official

Aug 31, 2019 , Reuters
A 9-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the disease after crossing the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....
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Uganda confirms another Ebola case

Aug 30, 2019 , Reuters
Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday, a nine-year-old girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, where the haemorrhagic disease has killed at least 1,800 in a year-long outbreak....
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Mother dies of Ebola in Congo's South Kivu province, baby under care

Aug 26, 2019 , CNN Health
A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
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Two new Ebola treatments show promise in the fight against the outbreak in Congo

Aug 26, 2019 , CNN Health
The World Health Organization has decided to narrow an experiment with Ebola patients to two treatments that show real promise....
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Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government

Aug 26, 2019 , Reuters
Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
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Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO

Aug 24, 2019 , Reuters
Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
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HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production

Aug 22, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
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Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
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Tide Is Starting To Turn In Battle Over Using Dental Therapists To Help Rural Patients Get Basic Care

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A handful of states are starting to pass legislation allowing dental therapists--a step down from a dentist--to practice basic procedures to help under-served populations. The powerful dental lobby has been active in trying to block such laws, but advocates for the therapists are starting to gain wins. In other public health news: pediatricians, supplements, juice boxes, antibiotics, race, Ebola and autoimmune conditions....
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First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
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Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
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Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
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